Find Poems & Poets

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.

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By Stanley Moss
By Nikki Giovanni
By Robinson Jeffers
By James Tate
By Lewis Carroll
By James Ephraim McGirt
By Alfred, Lord Tennyson
By John Donne
By Isaac Rosenberg

What People are Saying

"I learned to enjoy older poems. At first, I hated the requirement that I had to choose a poem that was pre-20th century. However, as time went by, I began to enjoy the poems more and more. My favorite pre-20th century poet is now Emily Bronte. "
Eseme Segbefia
2018 NY POL Champ